Many dockyards and ship builders were involved in the production and maintenance of these vessels; some were large companies producing merchant shipping for international operators, others were Naval Dockyards in both the US and UK, yet others were smaller yards involved in the war effort at home.

This list is by no means delimitative -some UK yards have yet to be identified.

 

Shipyards Building basic C3 merchant hulls and those  building complete Escort Carriers

(*completed on site)

 

John Brown. Laid, Clydeside, Glasgow, Scotland

[1 ship: NAIRANA*]

 

Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd. Dundee, Scotland.

[1 ship:  ACTIVITY*]

 

Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Northern Ireland

[1 ship: CAMPANIA*]

 

Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Mississippi

[4 Ships: BATTLER*, CHASER*, HUNTER*, PURSUER*]

Details

 

Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. Tacoma, Washington. 

[26 ships: AMEER, ARBITER, ATHELING, BEGUM, EMPEROR, EMPRESS*, KHEDIVE*, NABOB*, PATROLLER*, PREMIER, PUNCHER*, QUEEN*, RAJAH, RANEE*, RAVAGER, REAPER*, RULER*, SEARCHER, SHAH*, SLINGER, SMITER*, SPEAKER, THANE*, TRACKER, TROUNCER, TRUMPETER] Details

 

Sun Shipbuilding & Dry-dock Co. Chester, Pennsylvania.

[5 ships: ARCHER, AVENGER, BITER, CHARGER, DASHER]

Details

 

Swan Hunter, Wallsend-on-Tyne, Northumberland

[1 ship:  VINDEX*]

 

Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco California.

[4 ships: ATTACKER, FENCER, STALKER, STRIKER] Details

 

Shipyards completing installation of machinery, equipment,  flight deck  installation & fitting out

(completed fitting out)

(Ω Additional equipment installation)

 

Atlantic Basin Iron Works, Brooklyn, New York

[BITER]

 

Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Staten Island, New York.

[AVENGER]

 

Commercial Iron Works, Portland, Oregon. 

[ARBITER, RAVAGER, SEARCHER, TROUNCER, TRUMPETER]

 

Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo California

[ATTACKER, FENCER, STALKER, STRIKER]

 

Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry-dock Company, Virginia.

[ARCHER, CHARGER]

 

Norfolk Navy Yard, Norfolk, Virginia

[BATTLER, CHASER, HUNTER, PURSUER, RAVAGER, SEARCHER]

 ATTACKER, [SLINGER, STALKER, STRIKER, TRUMPETER]

 

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton Washington

[ATHELING, AMEER, BEGUM, EMPEROR]

 

Tietjen and Lang Dry Dock Co., Hoboken, New Jersey

[DASHER]

 

Willamette Iron & Steel, Portland, Oregon.

[PREMIER, RAJAH, SLINGER, SPEAKER, TRACKER]

 

Rosyth naval dockyard, Rosyth, Scotland.

[ACTIVITY]

 

Swan Hunter

PRETORIA CASTLE (Conversion from Armed Merchant Cruiser)

 

Shipyards   undertaking modification of U.S.  CVEs to  Admiralty standard, refits, and conversions for different roles

 

Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, Vickers Armstrong & Co

[QUEEN -  - conversion for trooping]

 

Burrard Dry-dock Co. Ltd., North Vancouver, British Columbia

[ARBITER, ATHELING, AMEER, BEGUM, EMPRESS, NABOB, PREMIER, PUNCHER, QUEEN, REAPER, RAJAH, RANEE, RULER, SEARCHER, SMITER, SPEAKER, THANE, TRACKER, TROUNCER] Details

 

Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Yard unknown)

[ARCHER - conversion to A/C transport, EMPEROR, TRACKER]

 

Blyth Shipbuilding, Northumberland,

[AUDACITY]

 

Caledon Shipbuilding, Dundee, Scotland

[SPEAKER, HUNTER -modifications and conversion to fighter carrier]

 

Chatham Naval Dockyard, Kent, England

[SLINGER, STALKER, STRIKER]

 

Devonport Naval Dockyard

[ATHELING- conversion for trooping]

 

Durban, South Africa {refit work}

[SHAH]

 

Glasgow, Scotland. (Yard unknown)

[ATHELING - conversion to assault

 carrier, DASHER, RAJAH, PATROLLER - conversion for trooping, REAPER]

 

Harland & Wolff's Royal Albert dry dock, London

[SLINGER]

 

Liverpool, Lancashire (Yard unknown)

[ATTACKER, BATTLER, FENCER, PATROLLER, SEARCHER]

 

London, (Yard unknown)

[FENCER - conversion for trooping]

 

Newport, S. Wales (Yard unknown)

[EMPEROR - refit]

 

Portsmouth Naval Dockyard, Hampshire, England

[ACTIVITY - refit]

 

Rollo's & Grayson, Liverpool,  Lancashire

[PREMIER]

 

Rosyth Naval Dockyard, Scotland.

[ATTACKER -modifications and conversion to assault carrier, TRUMPETER]

 

Tyneside, Northumberland (Yard unknown)

[RANEE - conversion for trooping]

 

 

Content revised: 01 December 2018

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